William Peter Blatty





William Peter Blatty


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in New York, New York, The United States
January 07, 1928

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William Peter Blatty is an American writer and filmmaker. He wrote the novel The Exorcist (1971) and the subsequent screenplay version for which he won an Academy Award.
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The Exorcist

4.12 avg rating — 115,000 ratings — published 1971 — 127 editions
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Legion

3.72 avg rating — 6,821 ratings — published 1983 — 24 editions
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Dimiter

3.04 avg rating — 624 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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The Ninth Configuration

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3.65 avg rating — 547 ratings — published 1966 — 19 editions
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Elsewhere

3.12 avg rating — 421 ratings — published 1989 — 11 editions
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Crazy

2.76 avg rating — 306 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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The Exorcist & Legion: Two ...

4.18 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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On The Exorcist: From Novel...

3.86 avg rating — 76 ratings2 editions
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Finding Peter: A True Story...

2.95 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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I'll Tell Them I Remember You

3.60 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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“God never talks. But the devil keeps advertising, Father. The devil does a lot of commercials.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

“Perhaps evil is the crucible of goodness... and perhaps even Satan - Satan, in spite of himself - somehow serves to work out the will of God.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist
tags: faith

“We mourn the blossoms of May because they are to whither; but we know that May is one day to have its revenge upon November, by the revolution of that solemn circle which never stops---which teaches us in our height of hope, ever to be sober, and in our depth of desolation, never to despair.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist
tags: hope

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